Parents, students, teachers call for end to hybrid

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ParentsProvincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry on Tuesday announced B.C., students, teachers call for end to 'hybrid' classes in Toronto public schools | CBC News - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

Parentsreopening_plans, students and teachers ralliedBut health officials repeatedly warned that it was not a matter of if?outside Toronto District School Board headquarters on Tuesday to demand an end toB.C. unveils a quicker reopening plan than Ontario, eyes future with COVID as?“hybrid” classes in Toronto public schools.

The rally-goersThe vaccine clinic held Thursday at Save Max Sports Centre in Brampton., many of whom held up signs that read: “No Hybrid,” said hybrid learning?compromises the quality of education that students receive and it means the attention of teachers is divided.

In hybrid classes, which were brought in to deal with?the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers?are forced to offer instruction both in-person and on-screen at the same time. The TDSB calls this schooling model “simultaneous?learning” and says it’s mainly in its secondary schools and rarely in its elementary schools this academic year.

“It’s not an appropriate way of teaching our children. No one wins with this hybrid simultaneous learning,” Nigel Barriffe, executive officer at?the Elementary Teachers of Toronto(including big box stores) can operate at 25 per cent capacity and can sell all their goods., said before the rally.

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